Collaborating with the Manhasset Middle School Physical Education and Science Departments, Molloy College’s Nursing Program, Tobacco Action Coalition of Long Island, the Manhasset SCA and Manhasset CASA’s Youth Committee, Manhasset Secondary School celebrated healthy living during its annual Health and Wellness Week celebration. Students participated in educational fairs, presentations along with a new student initiative – Teens as Teachers as part of the nation’s annual Kick Butts Day Tobacco Prevention Day.
Kick Butts Day, celebrated on Wednesday, March 26th, is celebrated annually across our nation and is organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids as a day of youth leadership and activism in the fight against tobacco. The campaign seeks to provided outreach by teens to encourage their peers to stay tobacco-free and educate their communities about the tobacco industry’s harmful marketing practices. [Read more...]